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Dowry Requires Fresh Look, SC Asks Law Commission To Consider Suggestions

The Supreme Court on Monday observed that persistence of the social evil like dowry requires a much larger consideration and asked the law commission to consider suggestions in a plea.

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Married Woman Found Hanging In Berhampur; Parents Allege Murder

A married woman was found hanging from the ceiling of her room at Rohigaan village here under Sadar police station in Ganjam district.

Woman Hangs Herself, In-Laws Make Video
Woman Hangs Herself, In-Laws Make Video

Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh): In a shocking incident, a family lined up outside a window to shoot a video even as their daughter-in-law hanged herself to death inside. The family even…

Muslim Clerics Deny To Solemnise 'Nikaah' With Dowry, Loud Music
Muslim Clerics Deny To Solemnise 'Nikaah' With Dowry, Loud Music

Saharanpur (Uttar Pradesh): Clerics in Islamic seminary, Darul Uloom Deoband, have launched a countrywide campaign against the use of loud music and crackers during the wedding ceremonies. They have said that they will not solemnise ‘nikaah’ in such functions. This comes days after a cleric in Shamli district refused to solemnise a ‘nikaah’ after seeing […]

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Odisha Doctor Accused Of Torturing, Locking Wife In Room For Dowry

Berhampur: A doctor in Berhampur has been accused of torturing his wife for dowry. It is alleged that the doctor, identified as Shanti Bhusan Pathi, also locked up his wife Nibedita in a room of their house. Nibedita has alleged that her husband and her in-laws have been torturing her since her marriage in February […]

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Odisha: Woman Beaten, Locked Up In Room Over Dowry

Cuttack: A woman along with her six-year-old daughter was allegedly attacked and locked in a room by her in-laws over demand of dowry in Siaria village under Kanpur police limits near Athgarh. The injured woman identified as one Madhusmita Rout was admitted to Athagarh hospital in a serious condition where she is currently under treatment. […]

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Murder Over Dowry Allegations: FIR Lodged Against Odisha Cop & His Son

Bhubaneswar: An FIR has been lodged against a police personnel, Bijay Kumar Gochhayat posted at Tamando police for allegedly killing his daughter- in- law for dowry in Bhubaneswar on Saturday. The parents of the deceased have also reportedly mentioned the name of their son-in-law Jamini Gochhayat in the FIR as one of the accused. As […]

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Woman Allegedly Set On Fire By In-Laws In Odisha

Jajpur: A newlywed woman sustained severe burn injuries after she was allegedly set on fire by her in-laws at Jalanda village under Korei police limits in the district. Though the incident took place on October 23, the matter came to the fore on Wednesday after the video of the survivor’s father accusing her in-laws of […]

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Odisha woman 'tortured for dowry', in-laws booked

Jajpur: A disturbing video purportedly showing a woman being tortured by her in-laws in Dhaneswar village under Korei Police limits in Jajpur district has gone viral on social media. The woman was reportedly thrashed and tortured for dowry. While any form of torture or harassment of a woman with the very objective of forcing her […]

Murder
Newly-wed woman succumbs to 'dowry torture' in Kalahandi

Kalahandi: Barely three months after her marriage, a woman hailing from Baragaon village, was found hanging at her in-laws’ place in Karalasodaon Saturday. Though prima facie it looked like a case of suicide, a complaint has been lodged by the woman’s family alleging that she has been murdered by her in-laws. The deceased, identified as […]

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Woman's death sparks tension in Kendrapara; family members ransack house of in-laws

Kendrapara: Death of a married woman under mysterious circumstances sparked tension in Endar village under Sadar Police limits in Kendrapara on Saturday. The body of deceased Rinki Maharana was found hanging at her in-laws residence. According to reports, Rinki was married to one Babaji Maharana of Endar village. Babaji’s family claimed that Rinki committed suicide […]

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Woman burnt alive in Bhubaneswar for ‘dowry’; husband, in-laws detained

Bhubaneswar: At a time when crime against women and girl children has been on a rise in the State, another heinous incident has come to light from the Capital city. A young woman was killed today after being set on fire allegedly by her in-laws for dowry at Gokanpur village under Nandankanan police limits in […]

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Dowry harassment case lodged against former Khurda MLA

Khurda: A dowry harassment case has been lodged against former Khurda MLA Jitu Mitra at the Town police station. Mitra’s daughter-in-law has reportedly lodged the complaint alleging that she was harassed for dowry. Names of Mitra’s wife, daughter and younger son are also mentioned in the complaint. Mitra’s eldest son, who had married the girl […]

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Newly-wed woman dies of burn injuries; family alleges murder over dowry

Balasore:  Time and again we come across incidents that remind us of our existence in a regressive society. One such incident has taken place in Kumbharpatna village under Maitapur Panchayat in Balasore where a newly-wed woman was allegedly burnt to death by her in-laws over dowry. The victim, Urmila Sial, was admitted to Bhadrak hospital […]

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Set afire by in-laws, Odisha woman rescued by passersby while running for life

Nilagiri: In a ghastly incident, a newly-wed woman was rescued by 2 passersby while running for life after being allegedly set afire by in-laws in Chalipada village under Nilagiri Police limits of Balasore district over a gold chain. According to sources, the woman engulfed in fire was rescued by locals and admitted into Nilagiri hospital […]

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